Accounts Assistant

Posted 24/06/2024 by The Campden Charities

W11 3EP, Pembridge, Greater London
£24,000 - £30,000/annum

Accounts Assistant-Maternity cover

A great opportunity has arisen for an Accounts Assistant to join our small finance team at the Campden Charities on a full-time 18-month maternity cover contract. The role is office-based in Notting Hill Gate assisting the Finance Director with daily tasks and year-end preparations. 
The role is expected to start as early as possible to enable sufficient training and handover, however, we can wait longer for the right candidate.
To apply for this role please submit a CV and a covering letter highlighting relevant experience and skills, as well as your availability. 
Only applications with the supporting statement will be considered.

Accounts Assistant - Main Duties include:

  • Various data entry into Sage 50
  • Processing grants
  • Processing purchase invoices
  • Prepare supplier payment runs
  • Maintain spreadsheets outside Sage
  • Assisting with payments
  • Maintaining Fixed Assets register
  • Assisting with year-end

Key requisites for candidates:

  • Previous work experience within an accounting department
  • Working knowledge of Sage 50 or similar accounting software
  • Competent use of MS Office with strong Excel skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Knowledge of basic bookkeeping and accounting principles
  • Professional, with a strong ethical and collaborative approach to business relationships
  • Self-motivated individual with strong organisational skills and problem solving attitude
  • Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and meet tight deadlines


  • Actively studying towards an accounting qualification
  • Previous work experience in the processing of financial transactions, including accounts payable and bank accounts

In return we offer benefits, including:

  • The opportunity to be part of our 400 year’s commitment to assist those in need in West London 
  • Competitive salary of £24k-£30k pa based on experience
  • Generous 28 day annual leave exclusive of bank holidays
  • 10% employer pension contribution (rising with service)
Contract, Temporary
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